Police Administration: Structures, Processes, and Behavior (8th Revised edition)

Police Administration: Structures, Processes, and Behavior (8th Revised edition)

By: Robert W. Taylor (author), Charles R. Swanson (author), Leonard J. Territo (author)Hardback

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This best-selling text presents a vivid introduction to police organizations that focuses on the procedures, politics and human relations issues police supervisors and administrators must understand in order to succeed. Building on the authors' decades of collective experience in law enforcement, training, and teaching, Police Administration 8e is recognized by both the academic and law enforcement communities as the authoritative treatment of this topic. Fully updated in this edition, it includes the latest on the evolution of American policing, the organization and the leader, the management of police organizations, and modern organizational issues.

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1. Evolution of Police Administration 2. Policing Today 3. Intelligence, Homeland Security, and Terrorism 4. Politics and Police Administration 5. Organizational Theory and the Leader 6. Organizational Design 7. Leadership 8. Planning and Decision Making 9. Human Resource Management 10. Organizational and Interpersonal Communication 11. Labor Relations 12. Financial Management 13. Stress and Police Personnel 14. Legal Aspects of Police Administration 15. Organizational Change

Product Details

  • publication date: 03/08/2011
  • ISBN13: 9780135121030
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 720
  • ID: 9780135121030
  • weight: 1449
  • ISBN10: 0135121035
  • edition: 8th Revised edition

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